The Story of Us (Hardback)
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Short Description for The Story of Us After jilting two previous fiances, Cricket's mother is finally marrying the right man, but as wedding attendees arrive for a week of festivities, complications arise for Cricket involving her own love life, her beloved dog Jupiter, and her mother's reluctance to marry.
- Published: 24 April 2012
- Format: Hardback 400 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781442423466 ISBN 10: 1442423463
- Sales rank: 361,322
Full description for The Story of Us
A fresh and bittersweet story of love and family from National Book Award finalist Deb Caletti.Cricket's on a self-imposed break from her longtime boyfriend--but she's picked a bad week to sort out her love life. For one thing, her mother's romance is taking center stage: After jilting two previous fiances, her mom is finally marrying Dan Jax, whom Cricket loves. But as wedding attendees arrive for a week of festivities at a guesthouse whose hippie owners have a sweet, sexy son--Ash--complications arise: Cricket's future stepsisters make it clear they're not happy about the marriage. An old friend decides "this" is the week to declare his love for Cricket. Grandpa chooses to reveal a big secret at a family gathering. Dan's ex-wife shows up. And even the dogs--Cricket's old, ill Jupiter and Dan's young, lively Cruiser--seem to be declaring war.While Cricket fears that Dan is in danger of becoming ditched husband-to-be number three, she's also alarmed by her own desires. Because even though her boyfriend looms large in her mind, Ash is right in front of her....